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Crustal plates positioning


Measurement Definition*: Basic for monitoring the evolution of the lithosphere dynamics - Physical unit: [ cm ] - Accuracy unit: [ cm ].
InstrumentStatus/
Accuracy
Instrument DescriptionMeasurement TechnologyTimeline
LCCRA
Laser Corner Cube Reflector Assembly
Operational
Accuracy measurements on Lense-Thirring effect and baseline tracking data for General Relativity study and precision geodesy. Also for calibration of radar altimeter bias.n/a
LRA (LAGEOS)
Laser Retroreflector Array
Operational
Baseline tracking data for precision geodesy. Also for calibration of radar altimeter bias. Several types used on various missions.n/a
* Description adapted from WMO.
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